Slavery & human trafficking statement
- for the financial year ending April 2021
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps we have taken to ensure that our business as well as our supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
The Ron Hull Group of Companies is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking occurring in any of its operational activities, as well as seeking to ensure that our supply chains are also free from such practices.
We are proud of the conditions of employment for all our employees throughout the Ron Hull Group. Given the nature of our business, we consider that there is minimal risk that, either within the Ron Hull Group or the supply chains which support our business activities, that are in any way involved in or even tangentially supportive of, or complicit in slavery and human trafficking. The employment and procurement practices operated by the businesses within the Ron Hull Group ensure that the companies within our Group are rightly viewed as excellent and supportive employers. And to the extent that our Group of companies operate as a purchaser of goods or services we expect a high level of ethical conduct from those businesses with which we do business within our supply chain.
Anti-slavery Policy statement:
“The Ron Hull Group has zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking and is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.”
This Anti-Slavery Policy Statement is the principal articulation of the Group's policy on slavery and human trafficking. It is intended to inform and influence all the operational procedures within the Ron Hull Group.
Our stated Anti-Slavery Policy Statement reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships, implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure (amongst our other priorities) that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our business or related supply chains.
Due diligence and implementation processes for slavery and human trafficking
This statement articulates the formal Anti-Slavery Policy Statement for the Group. In future, we will seek to ensure when entering into material contracts 1hat all those in our supply chain & contractors comply with our stated Anti-Slavery Policy in particular when seeking tenders for service or when auditing our suppliers.
We will communicate this statement to our employees in order to ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business and in future will include references as part of the Group’s training and information materials.
Legal and regulatory purpose of this statement
This statement is made with regard the obligations arising under section 54(1) of the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). This statement should be considered to constitute the slavery and human trafficking statement for Ron Hull Group & all companies within the Ron Hull Group.